Monthly Archives: January 2016

In Vino Veritas

Opportunities like seagulls in flocks have flown by , precious moments and chances whipped away suddenly from our grasp , sent whirling skyward into ethereal anonymity , revealing an emptiness of purpose exposing a hollow shell cracking at the seams … Continue reading

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Face in the Picture

There’s a face in the Picture , there’s a face in the picture that’s just faded out ; there was a face in the picture that you could clearly see there was a face in the picture that was standing … Continue reading

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The Big Short

  Did they offer you a thought for all your pennies ? did they want your gold in exchange for a goose’s egg ? did they swap your silver linings for a sky full of clouds ? Would you trade … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings ( Part 4 )

The Fellowship strove on towards the Red Horn Gate from thence¬†eastwards and to their fate , packs of Wargs and the blinding snow forced the Company another way to go , Into the Mines of Moria down deep thro’ the … Continue reading

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leper messiah

He’s gone away & won’t be back , all his future words will remain unwritten , all future songs unsung , all future art unpainted & undrawn ; All the Young Dudes too are faded & gone , & the … Continue reading

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Of Time and Futility

Seconds and Minutes hurry and scurry about in numbers too great to count , Hours fritter and waste all our expectations in an off-hand way , Days left alone whisper amongst themselves and in the end we incur their displeasure … Continue reading

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